Finance and Compliance Manager in Cambodia

About People in Need

People in Need (PIN) is an international, non-profit organization providing humanitarian and development assistance in over 20 countries worldwide. PIN draws on extensive past experiences and lessons learned across development, emergency and post emergency contexts to design, implement and monitor quality programming.

Active in Cambodia since 2008, PIN Cambodia is considered to have some of the most cutting edge innovative programs in Cambodia. PIN Cambodia focuses our work on four thematic areas - Disaster Management, Livelihood & Environment, Maternal Child Health, Habitat Advancement (Urban Poverty Reduction). Key current and past donors include ECHO, EC, USAID-OFDA, DAI, AVSF, UNICEF, WFP, SDC, and the Czech Development Agency.

For projects in Cambodia please see more at https://www.clovekvtisni.cz/en/what-we-do/humanitarian-aid-and-development/cambodia

Start Date: ASAP

Duration: 12 months with the possibility of extension

Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Line Manager: Country Director

 

Main responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for overall country program economy (preparation of operational budget and its regular update, cost allocation planning, proper budgeting, cash flow and cost efficiency monitoring, FX rate risk, etc.)
  • Supervision of the compliance of the processes and documentation with donors’ requirements, PIN internal rules, local legal regulations (incl. taxes) and administrative measures
  • Ensuring that PIN accounting practices, financial and administrative procedures and processes are in place (incl. proper documentation archiving)
  • Approval of contracts, invoices, authorization of payments
  • Responsibility for the financial and project reporting to the donors and PIN HQ
  • Overall responsibility for accurate, punctual and complete accounting data
  • Local team management (approx. 4 national staff) and its continuous capacity building based on personal development plans
  • Working closely with Program Managers on project financial management and other related financial issues, capacity building of the Program teams in project financial management
  • Ensuring financial and compliance management of PIN implementing partners (including assessment of potential partner organizations, partner budgeting, training and regular monitoring)
  • Responsibility for correct use of financial/administrative management systems and provision of training and support to all staff
  • Key role in annual and project audits
  • Supervision of procurement in line with PIN procurement guidelines

Main requirements:

  • University degree preferably in Finance/Economics or related field
  • Advanced level of English spoken and written
  • Experience with finance management of projects funded by international donors
  • Experience with team management and supervision is an advantage
  • Ability to organize and plan effectively
  • Ability to work in difficult conditions and under pressure
  • Responsible and systematic
  • Knowledge of principles of double-entry accounting
  • IT literacy, advanced knowledge of MS Excel, preferably experience with accounting and economic software
  • Cultural sensitivity, experience with development projects/international work experience is strongly welcomed
  • Great communication skills
  • Experience with managing systems, procurement and HR would be welcomed

PIN offers:

  • Possibility to work in a well-established and locally recognized NGO
  • Responsible and independent working position, flexible and challenging working environment enabling personal growth
  • Robust and thorough induction training at HQ (2 weeks)
  • Salary according to PIN salary scale
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses with travel to the country of residence once per every 6 months of completed work
  • Reimbursement of costs of visas and vaccinations
  • Medical helpdesk available online
  • Travel insurance
  • Housing allowance of 400 USD/month
  • 25 days of paid leave annually

How to apply:

Are you interested in this position? Send us your CV and short cover letter via this link. Please note only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted on rolling basis and the vacancy will be closed when filled.

People in Need staff are expected to perform job duties and responsibilities in accordance with People in Need Code of conduct and key policies (available at: www.peopleinneed.cz/policies).